Jean Anouilh Quotes

- Notable Jean Anouilh Quotes Index -

Born: June 23, 1910, Bordeaux, Gironde, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, October 3, 1987
Occupation: Author

1.
An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
- Jean Anouilh

2.
Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.
- Jean Anouilh

3.
Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.
- Jean Anouilh

4.
It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.
- Jean Anouilh

5.
Life is a wonderful thing to talk about, or to read about in history books - but it is terrible when one has to live it.
- Jean Anouilh

6.
Life is very nice, but it lacks form. It's the aim of art to give it some.
- Jean Anouilh

7.
Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.
- Jean Anouilh

8.
Nothing is irreparable in politics.
- Jean Anouilh

9.
One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.
- Jean Anouilh

10.
Our entire life - consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.
- Jean Anouilh

11.
Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path.
- Jean Anouilh

12.
Things are beautiful if you love them.
- Jean Anouilh

13.
To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves and plunge both hands into life up to the elbows. It is easy to say no, even if saying no means death.
- Jean Anouilh

14.
Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.
- Jean Anouilh

15.
Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
- Jean Anouilh

16.
We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck, and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled, and the ship never goes down.
- Jean Anouilh

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